Held May 23-25 at Huntington Convention Center in Cleveland, Ohio, Forge Fair 2023 – hosted by the Forging Industry Association (FIA) – is North America’s largest event dedicated exclusively to the forging industry.
Someone recently suggested to their aluminum-brazing client that they should conduct a high-temperature burnout cycle in their vacuum furnace by “heating the furnace to 1600°F to ensure that all the oxides are removed.
NASA will create two new Space Technology Research Institutes (STRIs) to develop technology in critical areas for engineering and climate research. One will work to improve understanding and help enable rapid certification of metal parts created using additive-manufacturing techniques.
An associate mechanical engineering technology professor at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh was granted a U.S. patent for a flameless impingement oven. The oven arranges natural gas and air jets to directly affect the object being heated, transferring heat by impingement transfer rather than by conventional radiation and thermally induced convection.
The Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), in collaboration with Magna, unveiled a new manufacturing process that reduces more than 50% of the embodied energy and more than 90% of the carbon dioxide emissions by eliminating the need to mine and refine the same amount of raw aluminum ore.
Iris, a small, lightweight lunar rover built by students at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, is set to launch on Thursday, May 4. Once on the moon, Iris will conduct a 60-hour mission – taking photos and sending them back to Earth as it rolls along.
Boeing will build 184 AH-64E Apaches for the U.S. Army and international customers, including the first Apaches for Australia. The $2.1 billion contract has the potential to increase to more than $3.8 billion with future obligations.
Scrap brokerage Zeb Metals and commodities trading firm Glencore are partnering to bring an aluminum scrap and dross recycling operation to the Charleston, S.C., area. The plant will include as many as two rotary furnaces to recycle aluminum dross and industrial scrap.
Ovako AB is completing a multimillion-dollar investment at two mills (Hofors and Hällefors) in Sweden to produce forged-rolled black bar. The company’s production and R&D teams have implemented a new forged-rolled process.